Slackware :: A Slackbuild Killed Permissions?

May 2, 2010

At least, that is what I think happened.I was interested in trying out tilda, which needs the confuse libary, both of which are slackbuilds on slackbuilds.orgI built and installed confuse, and then went to build tilda but got some error I could not follow up on.However after this, nothing as a normal user would work!For some reason my libary directories, /lib64, /usr/lib64 and other key directories such as /usr/share and /usr/bin were set to have permissions 700It took me a while to figure out what was causing the problem.Can anyone confirm that the confuse slackbuild resets your permissions like this? Otherwise, what could have caused it?Can someone please give me the correct permissions for those direcories? Is it safe to just do chmod -R 755 /usr and /lib64?

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Slackware :: Can't Get To

Jan 10, 2010

For the last couple of weeks, I can't seem to reach [URL]... Browser just times out. Here's a traceroute: [URL]...

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Slackware :: Why Is There No Slackbuild For 13.1

Jul 5, 2010

I am going to try out a tiling wm and I have narrowed my search down to scrotwm and dwm. I installed scrotwm from but it did not show up as a selection when I ran xwmconfig? Any ideas as to why? So then I went install dwm from but saw there was only a build script for slackware 13 as opposed to 13.1 which is what I am running. So two questions for dwm, one why is there no slackbuild for 13.1, and two when I tried to use the slackbuild for 13 this also didn't show up under xwmconfig, any thoughts?

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Slackware :: No Wine Slackbuild For 13.1?

Jun 6, 2010

As always, very impressive effort from to get slackbuild scripts updated for 13.1. Thanks to all who maintain these scripts. One which does not seem to have made it to 13.1 so far is a build script for WINE. Anybody know whether this is beacuse of some problem ? Or just an oversight ? The 13.0 script is there - might be OK to just use this with 13.1 ?

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Slackware :: OpenEuclide 0.5 Slackbuild For 13.1?

Feb 27, 2011

Getting the hang of diff and patch, to a small extent...However, I couldn't get the slack-desc to print anything useful when running installpkg. Always had trouble with the slack-desc files.


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Slackware :: UTF-8 Error During SlackBuild?

Jul 9, 2011

i keep getting this error during gecko-mediaplayer build running 1337 stable up to date. has en us utf8 enabled, (it didn't work with en US either.


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Slackware :: X11vnc Slackbuild For 13.1?

Aug 24, 2010

it seems that there is no x11vnc slackbuild on sbo for 13.1. just wondering if there is something else people use to share the :0 desktop, or should i start looking into the 13.0 slackbuild

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Slackware :: Got A Slackbuild / Package For TigerVNC?

Apr 15, 2010

I'm looking for a VNC solution with the RENDER extension. TigerVNC seems to do what I want, but I have only found precompiled packages for Debian.

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Slackware :: Get OpenShot SBo Slackbuild To Work?

Feb 20, 2010

I'm trying to install OpenShot for the second time. I was originally trying to make a slackbuild for this, when a new one appeared in SBo. It does not work for me, however. It seems that it has to run a python install script and this fails. The package then complains that it cannot find the mlt python bindings.

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Slackware :: Cannot Install SlackBuild 3.2.0 On 13?

Mar 8, 2010

I have downloaded the source package and the slackbuild package for OpenOffice 3.2.0.Everything seems to go well until doinst, then I get error messages about zero length files:



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Slackware :: Compiling The Glibc Using Slackbuild?

Oct 2, 2010

Im trying to recompile glibc from a working slackware-current system using source from a slackware mirror. I'm doing it for testing purpose only. Never done that before, so i'm not sure if i'm doing it right. I get the following error:


make[2]: Entering directory `/glibc-tmp-a44be92860d34519b0c9a4500878e2e6/glibc-2.11.1/iconvdata'
../Makeconfig:85: ../i486/config.make: No such file or directory
/bin/sh: line 0: cd: ../i486: No such file or directory
The GNU C library has not been configured.


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Slackware :: FBReader Slackbuild Fails ?

Apr 8, 2011

I have the latest fbreader.Slackbuild via sbopkg. The compilation steps seem to run OK until, if I understand this correctly, it starts work on libzlcore, at which point things go wrong :



The README says I will need liblinebreak, which I "Slackbuilt" with no problems.

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Slackware :: Fbreader.SlackBuild Uses /usr/lib In X86_64

Jan 13, 2010

I used the fbreader.SlackBuild in a 64bit system to create a package and I got some libraries installed under /usr/lib instead of /usr/lib64. FBReader seems to work fine though, so I'm not sure this is a problem. I guess it could be if some other app looks for those libraries. Just thought I should report it anyway.

I used UI=gtk if it matters.

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Slackware :: Ffmpeg Slackbuild Fails In 13.37

Apr 29, 2011


Trying to build ffmpeg in 13.37 but it fails with the rror above.

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Slackware :: How To Build A Slackbuild Script

Oct 29, 2010

Any links to a guide for building a slackbuid script?[URL]SlackBuild_Script don't show nothing!

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Slackware :: Kbluetooth SlackBuild For 13.37 And The Kernel

May 6, 2011

Tried to compile kbluetooth using the SlackBuild and it was going well until it got to here,


The script was ran using Slackware64 13.37 and the kernel. I've googled around and searched here, but haven't found anything "current" on the such a problem.

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Slackware :: KDE 4.4.4 Builds Fine With 4.4.3 Slackbuild?

Jun 2, 2010

If 13.1 and KDE 4.4.3 aren't new enough for anyone, I've just successfully built and installed KDE 4.4.4 with the slackbuilds for 4.4.3. I had to edit the Slackbuild for kdenetwork by commenting out the line that patches the source. Other than that everything seems to be fine, although I don't know yet if this is a good thing or a bad thing since I've just got it installed.

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Slackware :: Slackbuild For Netbeans 6.8 For Slackware64?

Apr 18, 2010

Anyone knows a slackbuild for netbeans 6.8 for slackware64?

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Slackware :: Install The HandBrake Slackbuild?

Dec 23, 2010

I was trying to install the HandBrake slackbuild. It gave me an error saying it needed webkit, so I check for it in, where I found it. Listing said it required two things: libsoup and icu4c. So I downloaded the slackbuilds for those two and they installed fine, then started the install for webkit.

It did its build thing for about ten minutes, then it errors out, but the error message is pretty convoluted so I'm not sure what its telling me. Here's the last few lines from the terminal:


Anyone know what went wrong, and what I need to do to fix this?

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Slackware :: Openoffice Slackbuild Installs But Won't Run?

May 13, 2010

I downloaded the slackbuilds files, extracted them, added the original source, ran chmod +x, ran ./, then found the resulting .tgz and installpkg'ed it. I was able to get through all of the steps listed without any error messages and everything seemed to be going well. However, now when I navigate to opt/openoffice.org3 (the created folder) and attempt to run any of the programs from kde nothing happens. When I attempt to run them in terminal I get the following message:

root@slacktop:~# soffice
/usr/bin/soffice: line 98: /opt/openoffice.org3/program/../basis-link/program/pagein: No such file or directory
/usr/bin/soffice: line 104: /opt/openoffice.org3/program/../basis-link/ure-link/bin/javaldx: No such file or directory
/usr/bin/soffice: line 129: /opt/openoffice.org3/program/soffice.bin: No such file or directory

is there some reason these files wouldn't be in there after a normal installation? I read the howto on several times to make sure I got all the steps right, and have tried uninstalling with removepkg and reinstalling and the same thing keeps happening.

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Slackware :: How To Write A Slackbuild Script

Apr 20, 2010

On my ubuntu system when I was editing pdf files I used PDF-ShufflerSo now I wrote a slackbuild script for my slackware 13 (xfce)To be more specific, I dont know how to write a slackbuild script so I try to edit the pyPdf.SlackBuild script, hopefully it works! So I want to give it in public view maybe someone need it some time.



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Slackware :: Should Last Line In SlackBuild Be Changed .tgz To .txz

Jun 23, 2010

Running Slackware64-13.1; installed the SlackBuild Blender and I changed the last line in SlackBuild script to .txz everything seems fine. Now I'm looking at FlashPlayer SlackBuild, noticed the last line is .tgz? Just want to make sure I am supposed to be changing the last script line .tgz to .txz?

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Slackware :: Where Do Slackbuild Scripts Put All Their Stuff?

Apr 13, 2010

Where do slackbuild scripts put all their stuff? Because I was compiling QT4 with a slackbuild script and after like 10 years it finally got to the end I think and it was creating the tar.gz file in /tmp I think and then my stupid athlon overheated and my computer turned off. So I got an air compressor and blew all the dust out of the cooling fins and started over. But the script started completely over from the beginning like it hadn't done it all already.

My athlon's overheated before when compiling manually and when restarting make just skips all the files it already compiled. I wonder the slackbuild script doesn't do that.

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Slackware :: Send The Slackbuild For Openoffice 3.2.0?

Jun 21, 2010

can some one send me the slackbuild for openoffice 3.2.0?

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Slackware :: Found A Slackbuild For SofiaSip?

Jul 10, 2010

does anyone knows where can I found a slackbuild for SofiaSip?

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Slackware :: Unable To Build From Slackbuild In 13?

Jan 28, 2010

I installed slackware 13 reacentlyi was trying to build wvstreams and wvdialwhen i give the ./wvdial.Slackbild it runs for quite some time and at the end while creating the package it gives me an error cannot find gzip compression utility in $PATH. and there is no tgz or txz package in /tmp folderthen i ran pkgtool and found that gzip isnt installed. the i installed it from the slackware dvd. but still i am getting the same error

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Slackware :: Warnings With Pdftk SlackBuild?

Jan 7, 2010

I got these warnings, on Slackware64 13.0, so I aborted the build:

gcj -O2 -fPIC -w --encoding=UTF-8 --classpath="/tmp/SBo/pdftk-1.41/java_libs" -c -o Anchor.o
GC Warning: Repeated allocation of very large block (appr. size 2097152000):


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Slackware :: Exactly Does A Slackbuild Do (aside From Installing A Package)?

Dec 27, 2010

I mean like, what does it do differently from just installing something from source? Check to make sure you have the required dependencies before compiling the .tgz package? something else?

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Slackware :: Alien Bob's VLC Slackbuild Fails On Current / Fix It?

Jan 11, 2010

The error has to do with Twolame failing to compile. Which is strange to me because it compiled fine by itself with the slackbuilds build.

The error log is attached.

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Slackware :: 13.1 With Gnome Slackbuild - Bluetooth Not Work

Feb 14, 2011

The bluetooth not work on slackware 13.1 with gnome slackbuild and whene im try install gnome-bluetooth i get this:

PHP Code:

Where can i found glib-compile-schemas? or is there any easy way ti make bluetooth work ?

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